01339 area code

Aboyne and Ballater

The 01339 area code is for Aboyne and Ballater, and the surrounding areas.

Locations using 01339 numbers include:

  • Aboyne
  • Ballater
  • Braemar
  • Crathie
  • Kincardine O'Neil
  • Lumphanan
  • Tarland
  • Torphins

The first digit of the six-digit local number usually indicates more precisely where it is associated with:

Number rangePrimary area*Other locations served
(01339) 2xxxxx  AboyneKincardine O'Neil, Lumphanan, Tarland, Torphins
(01339) 3xxxxx  
(01339) 5xxxxx  
(01339) 8xxxxx  
(01339) 4xxxxx  BallaterBraemar, Crathie
(01339) 6xxxxx  
(01339) 7xxxxx  
(01339) 9xxxxx  

* Telephone companies are officially required to issue numbers according to this pattern. Some smaller or newer operators may disregard the rules and use the same series of numbers across the entire area.

Most numbers using the 01339 area code are normal Aboyne and Ballater landlines but be aware that, as is the case for all UK area codes, such numbers may also be used for services without any physical link to the area. (More info)

01339 area code information

Area code:01339
Location:Aboyne / Ballater
Council area:Aberdeenshire
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01339 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1339 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0339)

Area code history

Aboyne and Ballater had separate area codes until around the late 1980s. Numbers from the former Ballater 0338 area code were absorbed into the 0339 area code (which later became 01339).

The 0338 prefix was reused for premium rate services later in the 1990s.

Map of 01339 Aboyne and Ballater area code